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Free Sort Of Pass Playing on a sponsor's exemption can be heavenly or hellish--and sometimes both--as the five chosen ones at the FBR Open showed

By John Garrity

West Side Story Raised in Phoenix, Jonathan Kaye grew up in Scottsdale

By Jim Gorant

Big Play With John Elliott Jr.

By John Elliott Jr.

Heard On The Range

By Jim Gorant; Farrell Evans

Top 100 Poll

By Jim Gorant

Sal Stats

By Sal Johnson

Pebble Beach

By Gorjus George Lucas*

2¢ With Jesper Parnevik

By Jesper Parnevik

By Georges

By Jim Gorant

Catching Up With...

Mike Powell, Long Jumper SEPTEMBER 9, 1991

By Brian Cazeneuve

Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary

The Cold War When the Wolverines face off against the Spartans, it's the FIERCEST RIVALRY on ice

By Michael Farber

Kalamazoo Kid The Yankees shortstop still carries a torch for--and a key to--his home city

By Derek Jeter

The Poll Michiganders weigh in on sports*

Compiled by Bill Syken

Who & Where

Compiled by Bill Syken

Alltime Best For Michigan's top 50 homegrown sports figures, go to

Compiled by Bill Syken

Memorable Quote

Compiled by Bill Syken

Greatest Moment

Compiled by Bill Syken


Compiled by Bill Syken

Super Bowl Xxxviii

Fight to the Finish

New England and Carolina went toe-to-toe, but Tom Brady kept his cool and led the Patriots to their second NFL title in three years.

By Michael Silver

A Line Of Credit The Patriots are deeply indebted to their offensive front

By Paul Zimmerman

Built To Last Expecting few changes, the Pats should be back in XXXIX

By Peter King

Pro Basketball

Forward Thinking With their talented tandem of Jermaine O'Neal and Ron Artest in lockstep, the Pacers have emerged as a serious title threat from the East

By Chris Ballard


Pennies From Heaven By spending many of his millions on prime free agents, new Anaheim owner Arte Moreno hopes to turn L.A. into the City of his Angels

By Phil Taylor

"I'm Mad As Hell And I'm Not Gonna Take It Anymore" Between News Corp. and a new owner in hock, the author has lost all hope for the Dodgers

By John Schulian


The Artful Roger

With his graceful and flawless game, Roger Federer announced his arrival as the world's best tennis player by winning the Australian Open

By L. Jon Wertheim Special reporting by Tom Tebbutt in Melbourne

College Basketball

O, Brother, There Art Thou Rival head coaches, and competitive siblings, James and Joe Jones are out to turn Yale and Columbia into the new powers of the Ivy League

By Michael Bamberger


Miracle, The Sequel A new film, with a spot-on portrayal of Herb Brooks by Kurt Russell, takes the author back to 1980 and brings to a new generation the thrill of the U.S. hockey team's Olympic triumph

By E.M. Swift


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NBA

Dumper Dan Strange deals by G.M. Danny Ainge drove the Celtics' coach to quit

By Ian Thomsen

Ian Thomsen's Fast Break

By Ian Thomsen

Inside College Basketball

Judicious Time-out Heavier than ever and suffering from stress, Utah coach Rick Majerus stepped aside to get his health in order

By Seth Davis

Head To Head Texas Tech G Andre Emmett versus Kansas G Keith Langford

By Seth Davis

Seth Davis's Free Throws

By Seth Davis

Harris Has Badgers Rolling Wisconsin's Floor Leader

By Seth Davis

Inside The NHL

Hard Hitter Doig Isn't Dirty A Reputation on the line

By Stephen Cannella

Hab-Hearted Defenseman Sheldon Souray is behind Montreal's resurgence

By Stephen Cannella

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

The Bitter End

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off


Ennui Shall Overcome

By Steve Rushin

Playing In Pain Four months after he crashed his car and a teammate died, Dany Heatley returned to the Atlanta Thrashers. Hockey is a refuge, but things are complicated

By Stephen Cannella Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Past Imperfect? A book about the Kobe Bryant case paints a picture of a troubling pattern

By Lester Munson Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Go Figure

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill Scheft Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Q+A John Kerry

By John Kerry; Kostya Kennedy Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

For The Record

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Gams And The Man

By Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Week Ahead What to watch and watch for

By Julia Morrill Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Breast In Show

By Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Super Simms

By Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Then There Was One

By John O'Keefe Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel